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All Board events are held in English unless otherwise indicated.
Board of Governors Hospitality Desk on campus George S. Wise Senate Building
Laura Schwarz-Kipp Rotunda, Tel Aviv University Tel: 03-6407074/5/6
Board of Governors Hospitality Desk at Hilton Hotel, Tel Aviv

Tel: 03-5202097/8
Daily, 8:00AM–7:30PM
Design: Issi Dvir
Thursday, June 6
8:15AM–9:00AM  Advancing our Students of Ethiopian Origin
Student Affairs Committee Meeting D Dan David Building, Seminar Room In Memory of
Mrs. Margit Thorn, Vienna (110)
9:00AM–9:45AM  Complementary Studies Program
Prof. Dina K. Prialnik, Vice Rector
Online Learning and Digital Innovation at TAU
Prof. Rafi Nachmias, Dr. Tal Sofer, Dr. Anat Cohen
Jaime and Joan Constantiner School of Education
Academic Committee Meeting
W George S. Wise Senate Building,
Prof. Judah M. Eisenberg Conference Room (216)
9:00AM–9:45AM  The 21st Century Campus
Campus Development and Maintenance Committee
G Itzhak Alfred Guttmann Administration
Building (308)
10:00AM–12:00noon  New Solutions to Stubborn Challenges
Nanotechnology Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Robert S. Langer, MIT, USA
2013 Tel Aviv University Honorary Doctorate recipient
Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the
Marian Gertner Institute for Medical Nanosystems,
at the Tel Aviv University Center for Nanoscience and
Nanotechnology
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Malka Brender Hall of Justice
12:15PM–1:30PM  The Israeli Economy: Grappling with the
Tough Questions
Economics Symposium
Chair: Prof. Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman, Board of
Governors, Tel Aviv University; Chairman, JP Morgan
Chase International; former Governor, Bank of Israel
Speakers:
Dr. Karnit Flug, Deputy Governor, Bank of Israel
Prof. Leonardo Leiderman, Eitan Berglas School of
Economics; Chief Economic Advisor, Bank HapoalimIsrael
Prof. Manuel Trachtenberg, Eitan Berglas School
of Economics; Chair, Planning and Budgeting
Committee of the Council for Higher Education in Israel
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Malka Brender Hall of Justice
1:30PM–2:30PM  Welcome Lunch
Board of Governors Tent at the Sarita and Noel
Werthein Senate Plaza, adjacent to the
W George S. Wise Senate Building
2:45PM–3:30PM  Plaque unveiling ceremony for the renovations
to the Gitter-Smolarz Library of Life Sciences and
Medicine
Gitter-Smolarz Library of Life Sciences and Medicine,
adjacent to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine
3:10PM–3:50PM  Finance Committee Meeting
G Itzhak Alfred Guttmann Administration
Building (308)
4:00PM–4:45PM  Funds and Trusts Committee Meeting
G Itzhak Alfred Guttmann Administration
Building (308)8:00PM–9:30PM  Honorary Degrees Conferment Ceremony
Doctor Philosophae Honoris Causa and
Awarding of the George S. Wise Medal
2013 Recipients:
Honorary Doctorate
Mr. Leonard Blavatnik, UK/USA
Mr. Jeremy Coller, UK
Prof. Ray Jackendoff, USA
Prof. Robert S. Langer, USA
Mr. Maurice Lévy, France
Ms. Judith Yovel Recanati, Israel
Prof. Carla J. Shatz, USA
Ms. Miriam Zohar-Galblum, Israel
Honorary Fellowship
Mr. Guillermo Swerdlin, Israel/Mexico
George S. Wise Medal
Prof. Stanley Fischer, Israel/USA
S Miriam and Adolfo Smolarz Auditorium
9:30PM–11:00PM  Gala Reception
Celebrate the opening of the 2013 Board of
Governors meeting with live music, dancing , food
and refreshments
S Kuky and Sergio Grosskopf Family Foyer
Dress code: Dark suit
Ceremony will be broadcast live
http://video.tau.ac.il/Board-of-Governors-13
Please present your invitation at the entrance
Friday, June 7
8:30AM–10:15AM  Friends Associations Leadership Meeting
Working meeting with Heads of Friends Associations
only
B Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Fredy and Jetty
Strauss, Argentina, Conference Room (101)
10:30AM–1:00PM  First Plenary
Prof. Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman, Board of Governors
Prof. Joseph Klafter, President
Dr. Giora Yaron, Chairman, Executive Council
Prof. Aron Shai, Rector
Q&A
Nominations Committee Report and Resolutions
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Malka Brender Hall of Justice
1:15PM–2:15PM  Lunch
Board of Governors Tent at the Sarita and Noel
Werthein Senate Plaza, adjacent to the
W George S. Wise Senate Building
2:20PM–3:00PM  Awarding of the Hugo Ramniceanu Prize
in Economics for 2013
Prize Recipients:
Dr. Judith Richter, CEO, Medinol
Dr. Jacob (Kobi) Richter, Chairman, Medinol
Awarding of the Hugo and Valerie Ramniceanu
Scholarship in Economics
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Malka Brender Hall of Justice
7:00PM  Shabbat Home Hospitality
Shabbat dinner in an intimate Israeli home
atmosphere for overseas Governors and guests

Saturday, June 8
9:15PM  A Summer Night’s Beethoven Concert
in honor of the Smolarz family on the
10th anniversary of the Miriam and Adolfo Smolarz
Auditorium
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
Performed by
The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music
Symphony Orchestra, Oratorio Choir and
Swiss Friends Choir
Guest Choir:
Jerusalem Academy Chamber Choir
Conductor: Zeev Dorman
S Miriam and Adolfo Smolarz Auditorium
Please present your invitation at the entrance
Sunday, June 9
8:45AM–10:15AM  The Annual John Gandel Symposium
Analysis of the Current Middle East Situation
Speakers:
Mr. Danny Ayalon, former Israeli Ambassador to the
United States, former Deputy Foreign Minister of
Israel
Prof. Itamar Rabinovich, Tel Aviv University, New
York University and Brookings Institution
Prof. Shimon Shamir, former Israeli Ambassador to Egypt
C Cymbalista Jewish Heritage Center10:30AM–12:30PM  Second Plenary
A Glimpse into the world of Top TAU researchers
Committee Reports and Resolutions
Mr. Gilad Arditi, Chairman, Student Union
C Cymbalista Jewish Heritage Center
12:45PM–1:45PM  Lunch
Hosted by the Chairman of the Board of Governors
and President
Board of Governors Tent at the Sarita and Noel
Werthein Senate Plaza,  adjacent to the
W George S. Wise Senate Building
2:00PM–2:45PM  Inauguration of the
Barbara Seal, CM, and Donald W. Seal, QC,
Research Floor
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
third floor
3:00PM–4:00PM  Friends Associations individual research tours
and briefings
TAU Friends Associations delegations from around
the world deepen their understanding of a research
field of their choiceThe 2013 Dan David Prize Reception and
Award Ceremony
6:45PM–8:00PM  Reception
8:00PM–10:00PM  Award Ceremony
Laureates:
Past Time Dimension – Classics: The Modern Legacy of the Ancient World
Prof. Sir Geoffrey Lloyd, UK
Present Time Dimension – Ideas, Public Intellectuals and Contemporary Philosophers
Prof. Michel Serres, France
Mr. Leon Wieseltier, USA
Future Time Dimension – Preventive Medicine
Prof. Esther Duflo, USA/France
Prof. Alfred Sommer, USA
S Reception in the Kuky and Sergio Grosskopf Family Foyer
Ceremony in the Miriam and Adolfo Smolarz Auditorium
Dress code: Dark suit
By invitation onlyADDITIONAL EVENTS ON CAMPUS
Sunday, 2 June 2013
5:30PM–7:00PM  Looking for a Business Needle in the Global
Haystack: The Theory and Practice of Business
Consulting in the Search for "The Next Big Thing”
The Annual Conference of the Max Perlman Center
for Global Business
Faculty of Management – Leon Recanati Graduate
School of Business Administration (253)
Tuesday, 4 June 2013
5:00PM–6:00PM  Awarding of the Annual Cegla Prizes
Cegla Super-Center for Interdisciplinary Research of
the Law
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Sonia Kossoy Conference Room (307)
Wednesday, 5 June 2013
12:00noon–1:00PM  Awarding of the Sergio Grywac Prize
for Jewish-Arab Relations in the State of Israel
Peretz Naftali Building, Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of
Social Sciences (305)
4:00PM–5:00PM  Argentinean Friends of TAU Fund for Recruitment of
Outstanding New Faculty Members and Awarding of Fellowships in the Framework of the
Argentina PhD Honors Programof the Smolarz Family Graduate School of Life Sciences
Cohen-Porter Family United Kingdom Building
(Britannia), George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences
Austrian Friends of Tel Aviv University Auditorium (005)
5:00PM–7:00PM  Cosmopolitan Reading
The Annual Lecture in Memory of Sheila and Yossi Carmel
Prof. Kwame Anthony Appiah, Princeton University, USA
To be followed by a reception hosted by the Carmel family in the
Sheila and Yossi Carmel Garden
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Malka Brender Hall of Justice
6:00PM–7:30PM  Cognition of Society, Culture and Values
Lecture by  Prof. Ray Jackendoff, USA
2013 TAU Honorary Doctorate recipient
Max Webb Family Building of Languages (001)
7:00PM  Celebrating 20 years of the
Switzerland Institute of Developmental Biology at
Tel Aviv University and
Awarding of the Fellowship in Memory of
Prof. Yehuda Ben-Shaul
Founder and first director of the Institute
hosted by HE Andreas Baum, Swiss Ambassador
to Israel
Pre-registration required –
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Thursday, 6 June 2013
09:00AM–7:00PM  Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities
Department of Middle Eastern and African History
The 37th Annual Meeting of the
Middle East and Islamic Studies Association of Israel
(MEISAI)
Lectures will be held in Hebrew
Isaac and Rosa Gilman Building of Humanities
12:00noon–4:00PM  StarTAU Innovation Day
Startup Boulevard for showcasing ventures
Jacob and Shoshana Schreiber Square
4:00PM–6:00PM  Conference:
Startups Going Global
Keynote speech:
How to Commercialize Your Research
Prof. Robert Langer, USA
TAU Honorary Doctorate recipient 2013
Pre-registration required at tau-innovation.com
Bar-Shira Auditorium
2:00PM–4:30PM  Awarding of the Sieratzki Prize for
Advances in Neuroscience
Guest lecturer:
Prof. Carla J. Shatz, USA
TAU Honorary Doctorate recipient 2013
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Malka Brender Hall of Justice
4:00PM–5:30PM  Awarding of the Dr. Jaime
Constantiner Prize in Jewish Education
Prize recipient:
The Summer Shlichim Program for Jewish Camping –
Jewish Agency for Israel
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
S.E. Hoofein Hall (105)
6:00PM–7:00PM  Inauguration of the
Leopold Brenes Scholarship Fund  and
Classroom in Memory of Leopold Brenes (1920-2002)
Dedicated by his wife, Regina Brenes
Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions,
Gretl and Fred Raymond Building,
Fabian-Cyril Boisson Auditorium (106)
Friday, 7 June 2013
09:00AM–10:30AM  Cerebral Palsy: Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects
Dr. Herman Robbins Lecture in Orthopedics 2013
Prof. H. Kerr Graham, MD, FRCS (Ed), FRACS
Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of
Orthopedics, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
The lecture will be held within the framework of a
conference sponsored by the Ministry of Health and
the Sackler Faculty of Medicine
on Quality of Life of CP Patients across the Lifespan
Dolfi Ebner and Lola Beer Auditoriums
Dolfi Auditorium Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Sunday, 9 June 201310:00AM–10:45AM  Awarding of the Raymond and Beverly Sackler
Prize in the Physical Sciences
in the Field of Chemistry
Research field for 2013:
Functionalization of Carbon-Hydrogen
Bonds in Organic Synthesis
Prize recipients:
Prof. Melanie S. Sanford
Moses Gomberg Collegiate Professor of Chemistry
and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Chemistry
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Prof. Jin-Quan Yu
Frank and Bertha Hupp Professor of Chemistry
Scripps Research Institute, USA
Arieh and Rivka Shenkar Building of Chemistry
Boris and Lena Melamed Auditorium (06)
10:00AM–5:00PM  Conference:
Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Chemistry,
Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact
Sciences
Honoring the Recipients of the 2013
Raymond and Beverly Sackler
Prize in the Physical Sciences
in the Field of Chemistry
Arieh and Rivka Shenkar Building of Chemistry,
Boris and Lena Melamed Auditorium (06)
2:00PM–2:45PM  Awarding of the Deutsch Annual Prizes in
Computer Science
Blavatnik School of Computer Science
Wladimir Schreiber Institute of Mathematical
Sciences (309)
2:45PM–3:45PM  Awarding of Prizes in Computer Science:
Celia and Marcos Maus Prizes
and the Jorge Deutsch Prize
Blavatnik School of Computer Science
Marcos, Celia, Teodoro and Josefina Maus
Multipurpose Computer Laboratory
Wladimir Schreiber Institute of Mathematical Sciences
3:30PM–7:00PM  Cyber-Security Innovation Showcase
Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology and Security
Speakers:
Prof. Jacob A. Frenkel, Chairman of the Board of
Governors, Tel Aviv University; Chairman of JP
Morgan Chase International; former Governor, Bank of Israel
Mr. Dov Baharav, Chairman of the Board, Israel
Aerospace Industries, Ltd.
Dr. Giora Yaron, Chairman of the Executive Council,
Tel Aviv University; Chairman of Ramot
Mr. Mickey Boodaei, CEO, Trusteer, and angel investor
Mr. Rami Efrati, Head of Civilian Sector Division,
Israeli National Cyber Bureau
T Trubowicz Building, Buchmann Faculty of Law,
Malka Brender Hall of Justice
Pre-registration required
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4:00PM–4:45PM  Cornerstone-laying for
the New Clinical 3T MRI Scanner
at the Alfredo Federico Strauss Center
for Computational Neuro-Imaging
Jack Green Building of Biotechnology (basement)
4:00PM–5:30PM  Annual Meeting of the Adams Super-Center
for Brain Studies
Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Dina and Nachum Verlinsky Hall (201)
5:00PM–6:00PM  Awarding of the Michel Kikoïne Prize for 2013
in remembrance of Claire Maratier
Prize recipient: Masha Zusman
Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery and
Michel Kikoïne Foundation
Monday, 10 June 201308:30AM–12:45PM  Children and Trauma
Gershon Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences
Bob Shapell School of Social Work
Annual Symposium of the Renata Adler Memorial
Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection
in cooperation with
Natal– Israel Trauma Center for Victims of Terror
and War in honor of Judith Yovel Recanati
TAU Honorary Doctorate recipient 2013
and Inauguration of the
Adler Research and Music Teacher Training Program
Bar-Shira Auditorium
10:00AM–12:00noon  Nature vs. Culture: Modern Debates in the Light of
Classical Thought
Roundtable Discussion
with 2013 Dan David Prize laureate
Prof. Sir Geoffrey Lloyd
and the participation of
Prof. Chava Jablonka, Cohn Institute for the History
and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University
Prof. Amotz Zahavi, Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University
Dr. Daniel Dor, Department of Communication,
Tel Aviv University
Prof. Steven Rosen, Department of Archaeology,
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Moderator: Dr. Orna Harari
Department of Classics, Tel Aviv University
Isaac and Rosa Gilman Building, (223)
12:00noon–2:00PM  The Treason and Opium of the Intellectuals
Revisited: Current Perspectives on Intellectuals
and Power
Roundtable Discussion
with 2013 Dan David Prize laureates
Prof. Michel Serres
Mr. Leon Wieseltier
and the participation of
Prof. Shimon Shamir, Moshe Dayan Center for
Middle Eastern and African Studies
Moderator: Prof. Itamar Rabinovich, Yona and Dina
Ettinger Chair in Contemporary History of the
Middle East
S Miriam and Adolfo Smolarz Auditorium5.30PM–7:00PM  Dan David Prize
2013 Scholarship Award Ceremony
“Name Your Hero” Youth Competition Award
Ceremony
Mia Fischer Scholarship Award Ceremony
Bar-Shira Auditorium
Tuesday, 11 June 2013
10:00AM–1:30PM  Challenges for Preventive Medicine in the
21st Century
Symposium
with 2013 Dan David Prize laureates
Prof. Esther Duflo
Prof. Alfred Sommer
and the participation of
Prof. Roni Gamzu, Director General, Ministry of
Health, Israel
Prof. Danny Cohen, Head, School of Public Health,
Tel Aviv University
Bar-Shira Auditorium
12:00noon–2:00PM  Literature and Science
Lecture by
Prof. Michel Serres
Moderator: Prof. Michele Kahan
Department of French Language and Literature
Isaac and Rosa Gilman Building (223)
6:00PM–7:30PM  Presentation of the book:
Hells and Paradises – The Story of Yair Dori
Spanish Speaking Friends of TAU and the Association of Israeli Writers in Spanish
The event will be held in Spanish
Max Webb Family Building of Languages (001)
Wednesday, 12 June 2013
9:00AM–6:00PM  Annual International Cyber Security Conference
Yuval Ne'eman Workshop for Science, Technology
and Security
Speakers include:
Mr. Richard A. Clarke, former White House official,
former US National Coordinator for Security,
Infrastructure Protection and Counter-terrorism
Dr. Eugene Kaspersky, Chairman and CEO of
Kaspersky Labs
Ms. Melissa Hathaway, cyber security expert and
former White House senior executive
Mr. Joel Brenner, former senior counsel at the US
National Security Agency (NSA)
Mr. Lim Chuan Poh, Chairman of Singapore National
Infocomm Security Committee (NISC) and Chairman
of "A*Star"
Mr. Art Coviello, Executive Vice President, EMC
Corporation, and Executive Chairman, RSA
Pre-registration required
http://sectech.tau.ac.il/en/node/145
S Miriam and Adolfo Smolarz AuditoriumEXHIBITIONS
Anti Anti
On Formation of Knowledge and Pedagogical Performative Forms in
Contemporary Art
Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery
And
Michel Kikoïne Foundation
Entin Square, near Frenkel Gate (gate 7)
Gallery hours:
Sunday-Thursday, 11:00AM–7:00PM
Friday, 10:00AM–2:00PM
Exhibition through JuneTRANSPORTATION
Buses will make stops at the following hotels:
Dan Hotel, Sheraton Hotel, Hilton Hotel
Date  Time  From  To
Thursday, June 6 7:45 AM Hotels University
9:30 AM Hotels University
7:15 PM Hotels  University
11:00 PM University  Hotels
Friday, June 7 9:45 AM Hotels University
3:00 PM University  Hotels
Saturday, June 8 8:30 PM  Hotels  University
11:00 PM University Hotels
Sunday, June 9 8:15 AM Hotels University
4:00 PM University Hotels
6:20 PM Hotels University
10:00 PM University Hotels
Please note: The times presented in the above table
may be delayed by up to 10 minutes.
GUIDED WALKING TOUR OF THE CAMPUS
Leaves from Entin Square (by the bookstore)
Mondays at 11:00AM
No pre-registration required
Private cars are welcome to park on campus
during the Board of Governors meeting:
Please present your Board invitations at any of the entrance gates.
Golf cart transportation is available
for getting around campus
Contact – 03 640 7074CONTACT PEOPLE
Your Development and Public Affairs Division liaisons are
at your assistance:
Australia and Hong Kong
Gill Rosner – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
France, French speaking countries, Italy
Ilana Papo – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
German Speaking Countries, Holland
Ilanit Kessel – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Norway, Sweden
Etti Mond – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Israeli Friends of Tel Aviv University
Eliana Festing – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Latin America and Spain
Marianne Cucher Feller – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Canada Montreal
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USA
Yael Amitz-Lev – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
UK and Toronto, Canada
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South Africa
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Director of Community Relations and Special Projects
Anat Halevy – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Board of Governors Liaison
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Board of Governors Coordinator
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